13 February 2012

The Lawyer

  • Brand new bromantics

    13 February 2012

    Two big beasts, a whole bunch of questions. When The Lawyer broke the story of Tony Angel joining DLA Piper last year, one question everyone asked was how he would get on with Nigel Knowles.

  • Case of the week: IP

    13 February 2012

  • Double vision

    13 February 2012

    The FSA’s two-pronged regulatory model will cause headaches for companies

  • Eurozone’s firefight

    13 February 2012

    For the euro to survive, the authorities need to come together to build a massive firewall

  • Greece: Private lee

    13-Feb-2012

    Privatisations could provide Greek firms with some respite during the country’s crisis, but lawyers insist that reforms will be key to recovery

  • Hustle in Brussels

    13 February 2012

    A host of US and UK firms moved into Brussels last year. What’s in it for them?

  • In the middle of the NightJack row

    13 February 2012

    Newspapers’ former lawyer brought into row over police blogger

  • It’s the brand, stupid

    13-Feb-2012

    Nigel Knowles took DLA Piper from a Northern upstart to a global player. Can Tony Angel push the firm to the next level?

  • Job Watch: Patent litigation

    13-Feb-2012

    The steady rise in IP disputes in recent years has seen a slew of young IP lawyers keen on specialising in patent litigation, but is there the demand?

  • Judgment call: 13 February 2012

    13 February 2012

    Nap Anglia Ltd v Sun-Land Development Co Ltd (Costs) (2012) EWHC 51. Technology & Construction Court. Edwards-Stuart J. 23 January 2012

  • Kilroy woz GC

    13 February 2012

    General counsel moves up to take CEO role at Misys

  • List for life: RJW gets shot in the arm

    13 February 2012

    Australian-listed Slater & Gordon will want to see results from its new acquisition.

  • Mandates minefield

    13 February 2012

    When clients get together, who gets the work?

  • Many are called, few are chosen

    13 February 2012

    UK firms among the few big earners on Irish asset agency’s extensive panel

  • Move On Up: Hogan Lovells

    13-Feb-2012

    The 2010 merger hiked global reputation, but when London figures are taken in isolation, not much has changed in six years

  • Moves: 13 February 2012

    13-Feb-2012

  • Nicely does it as Bakers picks up top employer award

    13 February 2012

    ’Culture of respect’ results in lower attrition; Freshfields’ film festival aids global understanding

  • Number crunching: Wragge & Co

    13-Feb-2012

    According to managing partner Ian Metcalfe, Wragge & Co was once described by one auditor as, “the most conservatively-financed law firm in the UK”.

  • Panel beating

    13 February 2012

    The Government’s handling of the FIT rate reduction has damaged the renewables market

  • Pay master

    13 February 2012

    Macfarlanes was everyone’s best friend last week when it treated clients and the odd journalist to a feast of Leonardo da Vinci.

  • Poundland GC: Counter culture

    13-Feb-2012

    Poundland is riding out the recessionary storm in fine form, and it’s about to move online, reveals general counsel Jinder Jhuti

  • Smart boom

    13 February 2012

    Investors’ renewed confidence in technology companies is sparking a host of flotations

  • Tech heart

    13 February 2012

    Technology and litigation have in many ways been uneasy bedfellows, but progress is being made in the efforts to reconcile the two

  • The Lawyer Management: Burges Salmon

    13-Feb-2012

    Emma Dowden joined Burges Salmon in October 2007 from Hamptons Estates, where she was group legal and operations director. Prior to that she undertook a similar role at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

  • Work Life Quiz: Elizabeth Saunders, BPE

    13-Feb-2012